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Runic Dictionary

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Bjbp Jóms 3I l. 8

þylja — to recite

lemma:

þylja (verb): recite

readings:

[8] þylja: ‘þy[…]’ R, om. 65ˣ, ‘þy[…]ia’ RCP, ‘þy(l)ia’(?) RFJ

notes:

[8] þylja ‘to recite’: CVC: þylja glosses the verb as ‘to say, read, chant’, ‘to murmur’. It can have ritual, ceremonial, performative connotations; Poole (2010a) discusses the act of þylja in Jóms with reference to the Odinic material in st. 4, as well as elsewhere in Old Norse literature.

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